From May 31st to June 14, 2015, the best Chefs from your favorite African restaurants in New York will be showcasing culinary delights. See press release below.
The THIRD ANNUAL AFRICAN RESTAURANT WEEK is set to lift hearts, spirits, taste buds, and so much more…….starting Sunday, May 31st through Sunday, June 14th.
This event includes over 30 of the BEST RESTAURANTS and Chefs in the City featuring African Cuisine, has been created to share the best in African Culture, Food, Music, Dance, Art and so much more.
Events are scheduled for the festival across the city and include the June 4th “Edible Bazaar” at Taj Lounge on 48 West 21st St, and features several restaurants offering signature dishes, artisans, music and African Culture to enjoy from 6:30 – 10:30pm. There will also be a special program honoring the best African Restaurant, Chef and community Leader. The event is also a fundraiser for the ASB Foundation (www.asbaction.org), supporting children in Senegal, Africa.
June 13 a FASHION and FOOD SHOW to be held at THE DL, 95 Delancey St, where local designers will be showing African inspired clothing and home designs. Artisans will also be showcasing their creations in Jewelry, art, sculpture, fabrics, home goods and so much more.
Some of the top restaurants in the City, from Brooklyn, Manhattan and Staten Island will be part of the event, including The Cecil, Farafina, Ponty Bistro, Madiba, Le Souk, Bati, La Caye, Les Ambassades, Lenox Saphire ad MANY more. Each restaurant will be offering a taste of Africa to explore and enjoy. Many of the restaurants will be offering a pre-fix 3 course dinner around $28.95.
Another special event is a multi-course Aphrodisiac Dinner, in Brooklyn at Madiba and in Manhattan at The Cecil. This dinner will be a cruise through the senses. The dinner will be perfectly paired with wines and each course will be designed to heighten the senses for an evening of pure excitement. Tickets for both dinners will be available on the www.nyarw.com website and in each restaurant.
SO COME SHARE OUR TABLE and experience some of the best in Authentic African Cuisine, explore the sights and sounds without the 1,000 mile plane ride and experience a taste of Africa right here in our urban jungle.